art101 week 5 Assignment latest 2017 october
Week 5 Assignment
As presented on the Course Information page and in Unit 1, you will curate an Art History art exhibition as a final course project. The theme of this exhibition will be 'The Evolution of Art'. You will be able to use this assignment as content in your final presentation.
Take a virtual trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City (Metropolitan Museum of Art: Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History). Navigate their site and search for an artifact from their Early Christian/Byzantine collections. Choose an item (or items if you want to explore more than one!), and write a short essay about it. Observe its traits, identify the origin, and interpret its execution and symbolism in regards to the time’s artistic tendencies and religious trends. Illustrate your knowledge of the art by evaluating an artifact of your liking!
This is due by end of day Sunday. If you should have any questions, please post in the "Ask the Instructor" forum so everyone can benefit! Attached you will the grading criteria for this portion of your course project.